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1908 Navy List Crew lists including lists of Royal Navy Torpedo Boat Officers, Fleet Auxiliary Vessels, hulks, tugs and vessels for sale.
List of Torpedo Boats in Commission and in Commission with nucleus crews with their Officers and present stations.
No 6 (Home Fleet, Tender to Blake)
Lieut & Com George F. Hyde  
Ch Artif Eng Edward H. Williams  
No 7 (Home Fleet, Tender to Blake)
Lieut & Com Dashwood F. Moir  
Ch Artif Eng Eugene P. M. Baker  
No 8 (Home Fleet, Tender to Blake)
Lieut & Com Bruce L. Owen  
Ch Artif Eng William E. Marshall  
No 9 (Home Fleet, Tender to Blake)
Lieut & Com Henry P. Boyd  
Chf Artif Eng David Ritson  
No 10 (Home Fleet, Tender to Blake)
Lieut & Com Robert H. Downes  
Artif Eng John F. Watts  
No 053 (Tender to Acteon)
Lieut & Com Clive Phillipps-Wolley  
No 054 (Tender to Acteon)
Lieut & Com Edward C. Watson  
No 065 (Tender to Acteon)
Lieut & Com Geoffrey e. Ridgeway  
No 066 (Tender to Acteon)
Lieut & Com Frederick P. Champion de Crespigny  
No 067 (Tender to Acteon)
Lieut & Com Clement R. Dane  
No 068 (Tender to Acteon)
Lieut & Com De Courcy W. P. Ireland  
No 071 (Tender to Acteon)
Lieut & Com Godfray B. Cargill  
Gunner John Bettison  
No 072 (Tender to Acteon)
Lieut & Com Laurence R. Palmer  
Gunner Alfred E. Walkem  
No 073 (Tender to Acteon)
Lieut & Com Henry P. Hughes  
No 074 (Tender to Acteon)
Lieut & Com John P. Gibbs  
No 076 (Tender to Acteon)
Lieut & Com Henry V. Hudson  
No 077 (Tender to Acteon)
Lieut & Com Thomas J. Linberry  
No 078 (Tender to Acteon)
Lieut & Com Owen C. Hare  
No 079 (Tender to Acteon)
Lieut & Com Aylmer N. G. Firebrace  
No 111 (Tender to Acteon)
Lieut & Com William G. A. Shuttleworth  
N 112 (Tender to Acteon)
Lieut & Com Philip G. Wodehouse  
Artif Eng George T. Hales  
No 113 (Tender to Acteon)
Lieut & Com Alexander H. Gye  
Artif Eng Charles B. Smith  
No 114 (Tender to Acteon)
Commander Arthur B. F. Dawson  
Gunner Arthur Brown  
Artif Eng William H. Southwell  
No 115 (Tender to Acteon)
Lieut & Com Ennis T. R. Chambers  
Ch Artif Eng Henry T. Watson  
Boatswain Joseph C. Davies  
No 117 (Tender to Acteon)
Lieut & Com Nrman H. Carter  
Gunner Ernest Roper  
Artif Eng George A. Thomas  

No 1 (Home Fleet, Tender to Hecla)

Lieut & Com Geoffrey P. Russell  
Artif Eng George Brown  
No 2 (Home Fleet, Tender to Hecla)
Lieut & Com Sydney L. K. Lawford  
Artif Eng James Stevens  

No 3 (Home Fleet, Tender to Hecla)

Lieut & Com Percy J. Helyar  
Ch Artif Eng Christopher I. Brooks  
No 4 (Home Fleet, Tender to Hecla)
Lieut & Com Gordon A. Coles  
Gunner William J. Newton  
Artif Eng John A. Costigan  
No 5 (Home Fleet, Tender to Hecla)
Lieut & Com James F. Dewar  
Artif Eng James P. blair  
No 025 (Tender to Vernon)
Sub Lieut in Command George A. Saltren-Willett  
Boatswain George H. Kelsey  
No 26 (Tender to Mercury)
Sub Lieut in Command Philip A. Warre  
Gunner Walter L. Caple  
No 27 (Tender to Racer)
Gunner in Command Robert Chapman  
No 033 (Tender to Vernon)
Lieut & Com Edgar C. Cookson  
Gunner Harry Usmar  
No 034 (Tender to Vernon)
Lieut & Com Conyngham C. Denison  
Gunner Henry A. G. Page  
No 041 (Tender to Vernon)
Lieut & Com William M. M. Robinson  
Boatswain George Kedge  
No 042 (Tender to Vernon)
Lieut & Com Clive N. Rolfe  
No 045 (Tender to Victory)
Lieut & Com Kenneth B. M. Churchill  
No 049 (Tender to Victory)
Lieut & Com James L. C. Clark  
Gunner Francis A. G. Oakley  
No 050 (Tender to Vernon)
Lieut & Com Herbert A. Forster  
No 051 (Tender to Victory)
Lieut & Com Wilfrid G. H. Cree  
No 052 (Tender to Victory)
Lieut & Com Reginald C. Richardson  
Gunner Alfred Turton  
No 055 (Tender of Vernon)
Lieut & Com Ronald M. Fraser  
No 057 (Tender to Victory)
Lieut & Com Claude L. Bate  
Ch Boatswain Jeremish McCarthy  

No 058 (Tender to Victory)

Lieut & Com Ralph Leatham  
No 059 (Tender to Victory)
Lieut & Com Francis L. Back  
No 101 (Tender to Victory)
Lieut & Com Alfred G. Peace  
No 109 (Tender to Vernon)
Lieut & Com Austin C. Ackland  
Gunner Ernest E. Lowe  
Artif Eng William Hebbes  
No 110 (Tender to Vernon)
Lieut & Com Alexander S Douglas  
Gunner Walter A. Austin  
Ch Artif Eng James D. Gardiner  
No 116 (Tender to Victory)
Commander Herbert N. Garnett  
Gunner William J. Newbury  
Artif Eng Frederick W. Johnson  
No 11 (Home Fleet, Tender to Leander)
Lieut & Com Thomas J. S. Lyne  
Ch Artif Eng Samuel Hill  
No 12 (Home Fleet, Tender to Leander)
Lieut & Com Kennedy G. Brooke  
Ch Artif Eng William H. Edwards  
No 80 (Tender to Vivid)
Lieut & Com Eric C. Ward  
No 81 (Tender to Vivid)
Lieut & Com Charles R. Samson  
Artif Eng Edward Cox  
No 82 (Tender to Defiance)
Lieut & Com Frank G. Bramble  
Gunner Ernest G. Hooper  
No 85 (Tender to Vivid)
Lieut & Com Cecil M. Queripel  
No 86 (Tender to Vivid)
Lieut & Com Ralph W. Wilkinson  
No 83 (Tender to Cormorant)
Gunner in Command Arthur G. Harrington  
No 88 (Tender to Cormorant)
Gunner in Command Charles B. Stiven  
No 89 (Tender to Cormorant
Gunner Thomas Jackman  
No 90 (Tender to Cormorant)
Gunner in Command Charles Routley  
No 91 (Tender to Cormorant)
Gunner in Command Walter Mason  
No 87 (Tender to Vivid)
Lieut & Com Thomas C. Wilsone  
No 98 (Tender to Vivid)
Lieut & Com Gordon R. Bald  
Gunner Edward Turner  
Artif Eng Owen G. Smale  
No 104 (Tender to Vivid)
Lieut & Com Arthur G. Onslow  
No 105 (Tender to Vivid)
Lieut & Com Hon. Guy Stopford  
No 106 (Tender to Vivid)
Lieut & Com George O. Hewett  
No 107 (Tender to Vivid)
Commander Charles W. G. Crawford  
Boatswain Frederick W. Long  
Artif Eng James H. Wilson  
No 108 (Tender to Defiance)
Lieut & Com Edmond A. T. de P. de la Poer  
Gunner John J. Dixon  
Artif Eng William S. L. Collins  
No 92 (Tender to cormorant)
Lieut & Com Neston W. Diggle  
Gunner John W. Thorn  
No 93 (Tender to Cormorant)
Gunner in Command Charles H. Beever  
No 94 (Tender to Cormorant)
Gunner William R. Griffiths  
No 95 (Tender to Cormorant)
Gunner in Command John Hayes  
No 96 (Tender to Cormorant)
Gunner in Command James Ore  
No 97 (Tender to Cormorant)
Gunner in Command John A. Daniels  
List of Fleet Auxiliaries, also of small steam vessels, tugs ect, Employed on Harbour Service
Adder, Special Service Vessel - Employed in laying Moorings at Dover.
Adelaide, Special Service Vessel - Employed by Naval Ordnance Department.
Advice, Tug - Based at Chatham
Aetna, Tug - Based in Devonport
Aid, Tank Vessel - Based in Gosport
Alligator, Twin Screw Tug and Tank Vessel - Based at Pembroke Dock
Asp, Tug - Based at Sheerness
Assurance, Twin Screw Tug - Based at Devonport
Beaver, Special Service Vessel - Based at Devonport
Bee - Based at Deptford
Bison, Steam Store Vessel - Based at Sheerness
Biter, Twin Screw Special Service Vessel - Attached to Actoeon.
Blossom, Tank Vessel - Based at Gibraltar.
Bouncer, Twin Screw special Service Vessel - Attached to Thames.
Bustler, Tug - Based at Gibraltar.
Camel, Tug - Based at Portsmouth.
Carron, Tug - Based at Chatham
Cherub, Tank Vessel - Based at Hong Kong
Chester, Tank Vessel - Based at Malta
Chub, Tank Vessel - Based at Cape of Good Hope
Clinker, Tank Vessel - Based at Sheerness
Cockatrice, Special Service Vessel - Employed at new torpedo range and factory.
Confiance, Twin Screw Tug - Attached to Defiance
Cracker, Tug - Based at Malta
Crocodile, Twin Screw Tug - Based at Gibraltar
Creole, Tank Vessel - Based at Bermuda
Crocus, Tug and Cargo Boat - Based at Portsmouth
Despatch, Tank and Provision Vessel - Based at devonport
Diligence, Tug - Based at Gibraltar
Diligent, Tug - Based at Sheerness
Dromedary, Tug - Based at Portsmouth
Echo, Tank Vessel - Based at Gibraltar 
Edith, Tug - Based at Malta
Elephant, Tug and Cargo Boat - Employed by Naval Ordnance Store Department
Elfin, Special Service Vessel - Tender to Thames 
Elizabeth, Tank Vessel - Based at Portsmouth
Emily, Tug - Was based at Malta
Energetic, Tug - Based at Gibraltar
Enterprise, Twin Screw Tug - Based at Portsmouth
Escort, Tug - Based at Devonport
Esk, special Service Vessel - Employed in Towing Water Lighters
Faithful, Tank Vessel - Temporarily at Gosport
Firebrand, Special Service Vessel - Tender to Wildfire
Flamer, Store Ship - Employed by Naval Ordnance Store Department
Gazelle, Tug - employed by Director of Works Department
Gleaner, Special Service Vessel - Attached to 'Excellent' for Spithead and Target Work
Grappler, Tug - Building at Chatham
Grinder, Tug - Based at Sheerness
Growler, Twin Screw Store - Employed by Naval Store Department
Helpful, Tank Vessel - Based at Malta
Heron, Special Service Vessel - Attached to Defiance
Hesper, Tug and Tank - Based at Wei-Hai-Wei
Industrious, Tug - Based at Devonport
Industry, Store Ship - Based at Portsmouth

Isla, Petrol Carrying Vessel.

Kharki, Oil Carrying Vessel, Based at Devonport
Laurel, Tug and Cargo - Employed by Naval Ordnance Store Department 
Linnet, Special Service Vessel - Attached to 'Defiance'.
Lucy, Tug and Cargo Vessel - Based at Devonport.
Maine, Hospital Ship - Attached to Channel Fleet temporarily.
Malta, Tug - Based at Portsmouth.
Marchwood, Screw Naval Ordnance Tug and Cargo - Based at Portsmouth.
Manly, Tug - Based at Portsmouth.
Merlin, Tug and Cargo Boat - Based at Plymouth.
Meteor, Tug - Based at Chatham.
Minx, Tank Vessel - Based at Devonport.
Monkey, Tank Vessel - Based at Malta.
Neptune, Twin Screw Tug - Based at devonport.
Nettle, Twin Screw Special Service Vessel - Attached to 'Thames'.
Pelican, Special Service Vessel - Attached to Malta torpedo Depot.
Pelter, Tug and Tank - Based at Portsmouth.
Perserverance, Tug - Based at Devonport.
Pet, Special Service Vessel - Retained temporarily by Military Authorities.
Pertroleum, Oil Carrying Vessel - Based at Gibraltar.
Pigmy, Twin Screw Special Service Vessel - Attached to 'Forth'.
Plumper, Tug and Cargo Boat - Employed by Naval Ordnance Store Department.
Prompt, Tug - Based at Malta.
Provider, Tank Vessel - Based at Chatham.
Prudent, Twin Screw Tug - Based at Chatham.
Ready, Twin screw Tank Vessel - Based at Bermuda.
Recovery, Mooring Vessel and Tug - Based at Devonport.
Redwing, Twin Screw Special Service Vessel - Tender to 'Vernon'.
Restless, Tug - Based at Malta.
Ripple, Iron Tank Vessel - Based at Sydney.
Robust, Tug - Completing by Messrs, Bow, McLachlan & Co.
Rover, Twin Screw Tug- Building at Chatham.
Sampson, Tug - Based at Malta.
Shamrock, Tank Vessel - Employed as Water Tank and Cooking Vessel.
Skylark, Special Service Vessel - Attached to 'Vernon'.
Starling, Special Service Vessel - Attached to 'Acteon'.
Stormcock, Twin Screw Special Service Vessel - Based at Haulbowline.
Supply, Tug and Tank Vessel - Based at Bermuda.
Swallow, General Skinner - Appropriated to works Department in connection with breakwater at Gibraltar.
Thistle, Twin Screw Ferry Boat - Based at Haulbowline.
Tickler, Twin screw Steam Lighter - Cape of Good Hope.
Tortoise, Tank Vessel - Based at Portsmouth.
Trusty, Tug - Based at Devonport.
Tyrian, Twin Screw Tug - Based at Sheerness
Upnor, Store Ship - Based at Woolwich.
Viper, Twin Screw Tank Vessel - Fitted for Cooking Purposes.
Volacano,  Tug - Based at Portsmouth.
Weazel, Special Service Vessel - Attached to 'Actoeon'.
List of Vessels available for Subsidiary Services, Hulks and Vessels for Sale.
Alert, Screw Sloop - Based at Bermuda.
Alexandra, Twin Screw Battle Ship - Based at E. Kyle of Bute.
Andromache, Twin Screw Cruiser - Based at Blackwater River.
Antelope, Torpedo Gun Boat - Based at Motherbank.
Apollo, Twin Screw Cruiser - Based at Motherbank.
Arrow, Twin Screw Gunboat - Tender to 'Excellent'.
Asia, 2nd Rate - Based at Portchester.
Badger, Twin Screw Gunboat - Based at Devonport.
Bann, Tank Vessel - Based at Jamaica.
Britannia, Late Training Ship - Based at Dartmouth.
Cambridge, Late Gunnery Ship - Based at Devonport.
Collingwood, Twin Screw Battle Ship - Based at E. Kyle of Bute.
Colossus, Twin Screw Battle Ship - Based at Portsmouth.
Comet, Twin Screw Gunboat - Based at Portsmouth.
Cuckoo, Twin Screw Gunboat - Based at Devonport.
Defiance, Late Screw Sloop - Attached to 'Defainace' for torpedo Instructional purposes.
Dolphin, Sailing Brig - Ordered to be fitted as a Base for Submarines.
Dreadnought, Twin Screw Battle Ship - Based in E. Kyle of Bute.
Flamingo, late Screw Gun Vessel - Coal and water Depot (Devonport).
Hero, Twin Screw Battle Ship - Based on the Holy Lock to be used as a target.
Implacable, late Training Ship for Boys - Based at Devonport.
Intrepid, Twin Screw Cruiser - Based at Motherbank.
Magpie, Screw Gunboat - Based at Devonport.
Martin, Sailing Brig - Tender to 'St. Vincent' as overflow ship.
Mastiff, Twin Screw Gunboat - Tender to 'Excellent'.
Medea, Twin Screw Cruiser - Based at Portsmouth.
Medusa, Twin Screw Cruiser, Based at Sheerness.
Melampus, Twin Screw Protected Cruiser - Based at Portsmouth.
Naiad, Twin Screw Cruiser - Based at River Stour.
Odin, Twin Screw Sloop - Temporarily utilised for Drill Ship for Cape Naval Volunteer Corps.
Onyx, Twin Screw torpedo Gunboat - Based at Portsmouth.
Pactolus, Twin Screw Cruiser - Based at river Stour.
Partridge, Screw Gunboat - Based at Simon's Bay.
Penelope, Late Twin Screw Battle Ship - Based at Cape of Good Hope.
Philomel, Twin Screw Cruiser - Based at Haulbowline.
Pike, Twin Screw Gunboat - Based at Portsmouth.
Pique, Twin Screw Cruiser - Based at river Stour.
Pomone, Twin Screw - Based at River Stour.
Rainbow, Twin Screw Cruiser - Based at Motherbank.
Rattler, Screw Gunboat.
Retribution, Twin Screw Cruiser - Based at Motherbank.
Rosario, Screw Sloop - Tender for 'Defiance'.
Seaflower, Sailing Brig - Based at Portsmouth.
Snap, Twin Screw Gunboat - Based at Devonport.
Solent, (Late Submarine Mining Vessel), Special Service Vessel - Based at Hong Kong.
Spartan, Twin Screw Protected Cruiser - Based at Devonport.
Tribune, Twin Screw Cruiser - Based at Blackwater River.
Harbour Service
Actaeon, late 4th Rate - Attached to the 'Vernon'.
Actaeon II, Corvette - Tender to 'Actoeon'.
Akbar, Late 3rd Rate - Juvenile Reformatory School, Liverpool.
Arethusa, Frigate - Lent as training ship for Destitute Boys, Greenhithe.
Argo, Screw Sloop - Boom Defence at Southampton.
Azov, Screw Sloop - Boom defence at Southampton.
Briton, Late Drill Ship for Royal Naval Reserve - Based at Inverness but lent temporarily to the War Office to provide sleeping accommodation for Militia Recruits.
Bullfrog, Late Screwboat - Boom defence at Malta.
Buzzard, Twin Screw Sloop - Drill ship of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Thames.
Calcutta, Late 2nd Rate - Attached to the 'Cambridge'.
Calliope, Screw Cruiser - Lent to Tyneside Division, Royal Naval volunteer Reserve.
Carnatic, Late 3rd Rate - Floating Magazine, Naval Ordnance Department, Portsmouth.
Caroline, Late Screw Cruiser - Tender to 'Ganges'.
Challenger, Late Corvette - Used for lashing vessels alongside and for accommodating Boats Crew of Captain of Dockyard.
Circe, Late 5th Rate - Tender to 'Impregnable'.
Cleopatra, Late Screw Cruiser 3rd Class - Attached to 'Defiance' temporarily as overflow ship.
Clio, Corvette - Lent as training ship for boys to North Wales, City of Chester and Border Counties Training Ship Society at Bangor.
Conway, Screw Ship - Lent to Mercantile Marine Services Association, Liverpool.
Cornwall, Late 3rd Rate - Juvenile Reformatory, Purfleet.  Lent to School Ship Company.
Cornwallis, Late 3rd Rate - Attached to Jetty, Sheerness.
Cruiser, Sailing Sloop - to be employed as Accommodation Hulk.
Dapper, Late Screw Gunboat - Cooking Vessel, Devonport.
Don, Late Twin Screw Gunboat - Employed as Concrete Barge by works Department.
Eclipse, Late Screw Corvette - Depot for Naval Mines, Naval Ordnance Department, Plymouth.
Empress, Late Screw - Lent to the Clyde Industrial Training Ship Association.
Falcon, Screw Gun Vessel - Appropriated for New torpedo Range.
Firefly, Late Screw Gunboat - Boom defence at Malta.
Fly, Cutter - to be used as a Hulk in Plymouth Sound for accommodating Pilots, ect.
Gadfly - Late Twin Screw Gunboat - Cape of Good Hope.
Helena, Brig - Harbour Police ship at Chatham
Hercules, Screw Battle ship - floating Barracks for Dockyard emplyees.
Indefatigable, Late 4th Rate - Lent to the Committee of the Liverpool Training Ship as Training Ship in the Mersey.
Industry, Late Iron Store Ship - Boom defence at Southampton.
Lark, Sailing Sloop - Based at Malta.
Mariner, Late Screw Sloop - Boom defence at Devonport.
Mars, Late Screw - Lent as a Training Ship on the Tay to an Association at Dundee.
Melita, Late Screw Sloop - Boom defence at Southampton.
Mount Edgcumbe, Late 4th Rate - Lent to Committee of Devonport and Cornwall Industrial Training ship, Devonport.
Newcastle, Frigate - Powder Hulk Naval Ordnance Department, Plymouth.
Orestes, late Sloop - Coal Depot, Portsmouth.
Orontes, Screw Battle Ship - Uesd as Fleet Reserve Office and as Workshops for Artisan ratings.
Phaeton, Twin Screw Cruiser - for training of Stokers and Seamen.
Pique, Late 5th Rate - Lent to Port Sanitary Authority at Plymouth for Hospital purposes.
Plover, Screw Gunboat - Ordered to be fitted for Boom defence.
Rapid, Late Screw Cruiser - Used for the accommodation of workmen engaged at Gibraltar.
Reindeer, late Screw Sloop - Boom defence at Devonport.
Royalist, Late Screw Cruiser - Hulk for reception of ships crews at Haulbowline.
Sabrina, Twin Screw Gunboat - To be used as a Diving Vessel.
Satellite, Screw Cruiser - Lent to Tyne Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.
Slaney, Twin Screw Gunboat - Attached for Diving Duties to the Gunnery School.
Southampton, Late 4th Rate - Lent to the Hull Committee as a Training Ship at Hull.
Swinger, Late Screw Gunboat - Attached to 'Impregnable' as Store Ship.
Thunderbolt, Late Floating Battery - Attached to temporary Pier, Chatham.
Unicorn, 5th Rate - Lent to Clyde Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.
Valiant, Late Screw Iron Ship - Attached to 'Blake' for duties in connection with torpedo Boats and torpedo boat Destroyers.
Vernon No II, Late Screw - Attached to 'Vernon' Portsmouth.
Vernon No III, Late Screw Cruiser - Ordered to be attached to 'Vernon' as Workshop.
Wallaroo, Twin Screw Cruiser - Attached to 'Indus' for training of Mechanicians
Warspite, Late Screw 2nd Rate - Lent to the Marine Society.
Wellesley, Late 3rd Rate - Lent to Wellesley Training Ship Committee as a Training Ship, Newcastle on Tyne.
Wivern, Late Screw Coast Defence Ship - To be fitted as a Distilling Ship and Steam Reserve Workshop for repairing T. H. Destroyers.  The Officers borne for service in 'Wivern' are shown under 'Tumar'.
Worcester, Late Screw, 2nd Rate - Lent to Thames Marine Officers Training Ship Society.
Wrangler, Late Screw Gunboat - Boom Defence at Southampton.

 

 

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Lancaster CF-X (LM384) of 625 Squadron.  On the Leipzig raid on the evening of 19th/20th February 1944 approx 47 Lancasters were shot down or failed to return, that is over 300 airmen.  Lancaster CF-X (LM384) was taking part in the bombing raids that were a build up to the D-Day landings of June 1944.  Leipzig was seen as a high value target due to its oil and synthetic fuel production.  The Lancaster took off from Kelstern in Lincolnshire just before midnight.  Unfortunately LM384 did not come back as was the case with many others - the aircraft was lost and crashed just outside the tiny village of Bledeln in Germany.  The Pastor of the village, Herr Duncker, kept a diary throughout the war and has an account of the plane crash and the subsequent burial of the crew.  All of the crew died in the crash except one - bomb aimer George Paterson who was interned in Stalag 357 Kopernikus.  The rest of the crew were given a Christian burial and stayed there until the end of the war, when the war graves commission disinterred the crew and reburied them in the Hannover war cemetery.

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 With Italys entry into WW II on June 10, 1940, the epic two-and-one-half-year siege of Malta began. Symbolizing the defiant resistance of the people and defenders of that tiny island, the legend of Faith, Hope, and Charity grew from a handful of Gloster Sea Gladiators which initially comprised Maltas sole aerial defense. Until the arrival of the more modern Hawker Hurricanes, these obsolescent biplanes fought the Regia Aeronautica alone in the skies above Malta. Only six or seven Gladiators were assembled from the shipment of eighteen crated aircraft which had been delivered by the HMS Glorious. Others were utilized for spare parts, and three had been dispatched, still crated, to Egypt. Though hugely outnumbered, the defenders fought on, raising the morale of the citizens of Malta, and denying the Italians mastery of the sky. Suffering from a constant shortage of spare parts, tools and equipment, the devoted ground support crews were never able to keep more than three Gladiators operational at any point in time. Only one of these Gladiators was totally lost in aerial combat, and the sole surviving aircraft was presented to the people of Malta, and today stands in their National War Museum as a proud symbol of courage and endurance. In Stan Stokes painting, a Sea Gladiator, piloted by Flight Lt. James Pickering, tangles with a Fiat C.R. 42 over Malta in 1940 while an Italian Savoia S.79 tri-engined bomber passes by in the background. The Gloster Gladiator represented the zenith of development of the classic biplane fighter aircraft, a design formula which characterized an entire era from WW I until the advent of the monoplane fighter just before WW II. Glosters naval model of the Gladiator was equipped with a Bristol Mercury VIIIA engine providing a maximum speed of 253 MPH, a rate of climb of 2300 feet per minute, an operational ceiling of 32,200 feet, and a range of 415 miles. The Gladiator was armed with four .303 inch Browning machine guns, and incorporated several advanced features including an enclosed cockpit and wing flaps. One top RAF ace, Sqd. Ldr. Pattle, attained eleven victories flying the Gladiator. A total of 527 Gladiators were produced, and the aircraft served in twelve different countries. The Italians were overly persistent in their emphasis on biplane fighters, stemming from their successes with these highly maneuverable machines during the Spanish Civil War. Employing distinctive Warren-truss type interplane bracing the C.R. 42 was powered by a Fiat A74 R.C. 38 engine providing a maximum speed of 274 MPH and a range of 485 miles. The C.R. 42 was more lightly armed than the Gladiators it opposed, possessing only two 12.7mm Breda machine guns. The C.R 42 served on all of Italys fronts including North and East Africa, France, Britain, the Balkans, and Russia. Exported to Hungary, Sweden and Belgium, the C.R. 42 ironically served alongside the Gladiator in other theaters of operation during WW II.
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 Britain's highest scoring Typhoon ace, Wing Commander J R Baldwin sweeps above Utah Beach on a sortie in support of the Allied forces' drive into mainland Europe following D-Day in June 1944.  He is shown flying one of his personal aircraft, Typhoon 1b MN935 'JBII'.

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 Squadron Leader J R Baldwin passes above a section of Mulberry Harbour near Arromanches, late in June 1944, his personalised Hawker Typhoon bearing the codes JBII.

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Spitfire F Mk21 by Ivan Berryman. (C)
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 Lieutenant Robert C Wattenburger shows off the unique lines of the Vought F.4U Corsair 124723 (NP-8) of VC-3 during a low-level fly-by of USS Valley Forge in May, 1952.

Valley Forge Fly-By by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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NAVAL PRINTS

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 Built in Barrow-in-Furness and the 7th and last of the Trafalgar class of British submarines, HMS Triumph is one of the most modern and potent vessels of her kind.  Selected in March 2011 to take part in the coalition suppression of Colonel Gadaffi's attacks against his own people, HMS Triumph fired a number of TLAMs (Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles) aimed at air defence targets on the Libyan mainland at the outset of coalition operations, helping to reduce the threat of air attacks by the Libyan Air Force.

HMS Triumph by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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B151AP.  HMS Durban Escorts the Troopship RMS Queen Mary by Ivan Berryman.

HMS Durban Escorts the Troopship RMS Queen Mary by Ivan Berryman. (AP)
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Originally constructed as a Home Fleet Repair Ship, HMS Cyclops was later converted into a submarine depot ship and enjoyed a long career, both in the Mediterranean and in home waters.  Here she prepares to receive HMS Sceptre.  Another S-class submarine is already tethered alongside.

HMS Cyclops Prepares to Receive HMS Sceptre by Ivan Berryman
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 The battered Bismarck fires its final salvos, during the last stage of the battle, 27th May 1941.
Death of the Bismarck by Brian Wood.
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Midday, 21st October 1805, and Admiral Collingwoods flagship, the 100-gun HMS Royal Sovereign, breaks the allied line and delivers a shattering broadside on the Spanish flagship Santa Anna. Making great speed, Collingwoods ship had breached the Franco-Spanish line some distance ahead of the rest of his van and the Royal Sovereign suffered heavily as she quickly drew the attentions of three French and three Spanish ships. To her starboard, the French Indomitable can be seen firing into the British flagship while, astern of the Santa Anna, Belleisle and Fougueux are engaging ahead of Mars, Monarca and Pluton.

The Battle of Trafalgar - The First Engagement by Ivan Berryman. (Y)
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B64AP.  HMS Centaur Departing Devonport by Ivan Berryman.

HMS Centaur Departing Devonport by Ivan Berryman (AP)
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The English fleet pursued the Armada up the English Channel and, as darkness fell, Vice Admiral Drake broke off and captured the Spanish galleon Rosario, Admiral Pedro de Valdes and the crew.  The Rosario was known to be carrying substantial funds to pay the Spanish Army in the Low Countries.  Drakes ship had been leading the English pursuit of the Armada by means of a lantern.  By extinguishing this for the capture, Drake put the fleet into disarray overnight.  On the night of 29th July 1588, Vice Admiral Drake organised fire-ships, causing most of the Spanish captains to break formation and sail out of Calais . The next day, Drake was present at the Battle of Gravelines.  English losses were comparatively few, and none of their ships were sunk.

Grenvilles Revenge by Brian Wood.
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 Launched on Trafalgar Day, 1960, HMS Dreadnought was the Royal Navy's first nuclear powered submarine, entering service in 1963.  She is depicted here in the Firth of Forth with the iconic Forth Bridge in the background in December 1963 when she was docked at Rosyth for re-coating of her hull and a general examination.

HMS Dreadnought S101 by Ivan Berryman. (P)
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MILITARY PRINTS

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 The colour and pageantry of the Raj is exemplified by a full-dress review in honour of the Viceroys visit to Luknow in 1899. The famous regiment of Bengal Lancers known as Skinners Horse, or Sikander Sahibs Yellow Boys receive the salutes from British Army staff officers. Also present are the 3rd Hussars.

Sikander Sahibs Yellow Boys by Mark Churms. (Y)
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Rome AD52, Gladiatorial Combat under the eyes of the Emperor Claudius (actual name, Tiberius Claudius Drusus Nero) a great supporter of the games. Seen are the Net and Trident fighter Retiarius matched with a more heavily armed Mirmillone, whilst in the background a successful Secutor seeks permission for the killing stroke.

Morituri Te Saluttant (For Those About to Die Salute You) by Chris Collingwood (GL)
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 A Provisional IRA bomb left outside the Unionist Party Headquarters, exploded prematurely injuring several police, army and civilians. At the same time it devastated the recently repaired Grand Opera House and Europa Hotel.

Business as Usual, Glengall St, Belfast, December 1991 by David Pentland.
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Military art print of the Franco-Prussian war showing French Infantry defenders at the fortifications of Champigny.
The Defence of Champigny, November 30th 1870 by Edouard Detaille.
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Battle between Greek and Turk forces at the battle of Klisswa, Epiris 1792.
Battle of Klisswa by Dennis Dighton.
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DHM1601P. Ride Like the Devil - the Charge of the 13th Light Dragoons at the Battle of Vittoria by Chris Collingwood.

Ride Like the Devil - the Charge of the 13th Light Dragoons at the Battle of Vittoria by Chris Collingwood. (P)
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 Last stand of the 24th South Wales Borderers at Isandhlwana during the Zulu War. The battle of Isandhlwana, a Zulu victory over the British forces on 22nd January 1879 about 100km north of Durban. Lord Chelmsford led a column of forces to seek out the Zulu army camped at Isandhlwana, while patrols searched the district. After receiving a report, Chelmsford set forth at half strength, leaving six companies of the 24th Regiment, two guns, some Colonial Volunteers and a native contingent (in all about 1,800 troops) at the camp. Later that morning an advanced post warned of an approaching Zulu army. Shortly after this, thousands of Zulus were found hidden in a ravine by a mounted patrol but as the patrol set off to warn the camp, the Zulus followed. At the orders of the Camp Commander, troops spread out around the perimeter of the camp, but the Zulu army broke through their defences. The native contingent who fled during the attack were hunted down and killed. The remaining troops of the 24th Regiment, 534 soldiers and 21 officers, were killed where they fought. The Zulus left no one alive, taking no prisoners and leaving no wounded or missing. About 300 Africans and 50 Europeans escaped the attack. Consequently, the invasion of Zulu country was delayed while reinforcements arrived from Britain.

Battle of Isandhlwana, 22nd January 1879 by Brian Palmer. (Y)
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 None among Rackams crew were more resolute or ready to board or undertake anything that was hazardous. Quote taken from Captain C. Johnsons book. A General History of the Robberies and murders of the Most Notorious Pirates. (1724)

Anne Bonney, Mary Reid and Calico Jack Rackam by Chris Collingwood. (Y)
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SPORT PRINTS

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 Carl Fogarty testing the new Foggy Petronas FP1 at Brands Hatch, 2003.
Back on Track by Dave Foord. (Y)
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Whilst flat-racing enthusiasts may argue which horse was the best Derby Winner, artist Peter Deighan was deciding for himself, he made a short list of six.  His canvas entitled Derby Winners depicts these six. They include the great Shergar, who ran the fastest Derby in history and won by a record ten lengths.  Also included are Golden Fleece, Reference Point, Teenoso, The Minstrel and the fantastic Nashwan.  Any of these could be classified as the greatest.

Derby Winners by Peter Deighan.
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 Rothmans Williams Renault FW18.  World Champion 1996.
Damon Hill by Michael Thompson.
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 The English football team for 2002.
England by Peter Deighan.
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Unarguably the most famous Flying Finn of the past years has been Mika Häkkinen who won the F1 championship twice 1998-1999 and also raced in DTM between 2005 and 2007.

The Flying Finn by Ray Goldsbrough
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Lester Piggott by Gary Keane. (Y)
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Saturday, 1 September, 2001.  Germany had only ever lost one World Cup qualifier at home in their history - but suddenly they were torn apart by an England team playing great attacking football  in Munich.  Coming from behind, Michael Owen blasted a stunning hat-trick, with Steven Gerrard  scoring England's 2nd and Heskey scoring the 5th goal, making the final score 5 - 1 to England.  This superb painting by Darren Baker shows Heskey celebrating his goal with a jubilant Owen and Beckham also celebrating.  <br><br>Germany: Kahn, Worns, Linke, Nowotny, Boehme, Hamann, Rehmer, Ballack, Deisler, Jancker, Neuville. <br><br>England: Seaman, G Neville, Ferdinand, Campbell, A Cole, Barmby, Scholes, Gerrard, Beckham, Heskey, Owen.
England v Germany 5 - 1 by Darren Baker
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SC34. Throwing the Discus by Eduard Joseph Danton.

Throwing the Discus by Eduard Joseph Danton.
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